The purpose of the Registration Policy is to outline the registration process for all UMUC students.
This policy applies to all UMUC students.
UMUC conforms to the Board of Regents Policy III-2.30 Policy on Eligibility to Register, approved on February 22, 1990.
This policy does not cover course Drops and/or Withdrawals. Students who wish to drop or withdraw from one or more courses shall follow the procedures published in Policy 170.72 Course Drop and Withdrawal.
Students may not attend courses for which they have not registered.
Students may not register for courses in which scheduled meeting times overlap in full or in part.
UMUC Stateside Student Registration
UMUC Adelphi students are encouraged to consult their Academic Advisor before registering.
UMUC Adelphi students may register for courses by speaking to an Advisor, in person, by e-mail or online via MyUMUC. MyUMUC is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week at https://my.umuc.edu. Help with technical issues is available online at Help@UMUC or by phone at 800-888-UMUC (8682). Registration forms are also available in the printed Schedule of Classes.
UMUC Adelphi students may register for courses offered online, hybrid, or on-site by their home campus. UMUC Adelphi students may not register for on-site or online courses offered overseas as those courses are offered under contracts with the military and intended to serve that population.
UMUC Europe and UMUC Asia Student Registration
UMUC Europe and UMUC Asia students are encouraged to consult their Academic Advisor before registering.
UMUC Europe and UMUC Asia students may register for courses in person or online via MyUMUC.
Students currently attending through UMUC Europe or UMUC Asia are eligible to enroll in the courses offered by their home campus and overseas online courses. They may also register for online courses offered via UMUC Adelphi. Changes in Registration
The student is responsible to initiate all changes of registration. Faculty members do not have the authority or responsibility to increase seat count, or initiate or accept changes in registration or withdrawals.
UMUC Adelphi students may initiate changes in person, by e-mail, or through their student portal and MyUMUC Web registration.
UMUC Europe and UMUC Asia students may request changes by email, Web registration or at their local UMUC field office.
The student is responsible for arranging necessary placement tests and ensuring that the results of the placement test are received prior to the course start date.
UMUC Adelphi undergraduate students may arrange placement exams with the Faculty and Distance Education Services office or through their local Field Representative Offices. Students located near the Largo Student Services Center can either go in person to the Largo Test Center or schedule their placement exam via the Distance Education Services office.
UMUC Europe students may arrange placement exams at their local UMUC Field Office. UMUC Asia students may arrange placement exams with their local Enrollment Specialist Offices or UMUC Computer lab.